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Kenneth Baskin's art exhibit

McNeese Art Professor Explores Implied Movement in Solo Art Exhibit

January 22, 2021

McNeese State University Professor of Art Kenneth Baskin’s solo exhibition of ceramic sculptures titled “Mechanical Movements” is currently on display at the Ameen Art Gallery at Nicholls State University until Feb. 5. Baskin says that “Mechanical Movements,” which features 18 sculptures, was inspired by Baskin’s own past working as a maintenance technician at a bleach…

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Fall 2020 Honor Roll

January 20, 2021

The McNeese State University Honor Roll for the 2020 fall semester has been announced. The honor roll lists undergraduate students earning at least a 3.0 or B average while carrying 12 or more semester hours.             Honor Roll is as follows:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Louisiana Cities Abbeville: Porsha L. Fontenot, Grant A. Frick, Noell Elizabeth Hebert, Ali…

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Fall 2020 President’s Honor List

January 20, 2021

The President’s Honor List for the fall 2020 semester at McNeese State University has been announced. To be on the President’s Honor List, an undergraduate student must earn at least a 3.5 GPA or better while carrying at least 15 semester hours. A senior eligible for graduation but carrying less than 15 hours is also…

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McNeese to Hold Six Ceremonies for 2020 Fall Commencement

December 14, 2020

McNeese State University will hold six ceremonies Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 17-19, to confer degrees on graduates at the university’s 155th Commencement in Burton Coliseum. Due to state COVID-19 regulations on the number of people who can be in the coliseum at one time, separate ceremonies for each of the six colleges will be held over three…

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McNeese Radio to Present “It’s A Wonderful Life”

December 8, 2020

McNeese State University’s radio station KBYS 88.3 FM will present the beloved American holiday classic, “It’s A Wonderful Life,” at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18, with rebroadcasts at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19, and 2 p.m. on Christmas Eve.  The production is a collaboration between McNeese and the Lake Charles Little Theatre. The broadcast…

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Spring 2021 Priority Registration Dates Set at McNeese

November 10, 2020

Students can go online now to view the class schedules for the spring 2021 semester at McNeese State University at Priority registration begins at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, for graduate students, seniors, student-athletes and veterans. Junior priority registration begins at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, while sophomore priority registration begins at 1 p.m.…

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McNeese Professor to Share Father’s Heroic Story at Kristallnacht Commemoration

November 5, 2020

McNeese State University professor of biological science Dr. Mark L. Wygoda will be the guest speaker for a virtual Kristallnacht Commemoration hosted by the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 9. Wygoda’s 35-minute presentation will recount the experiences of his father, Hermann Wygoda, a German-born Polish Jew who fought…

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McNeese Radio Presents a Special Live Broadcast of “War of the Worlds”

October 27, 2020

This Halloween, prepare for visitors from another world as McNeese State University’s radio station KBYS 88.3 FM presents a recreation of Orson Welles famous radio play,  “War of the Worlds,” at 6 p.m. Oct. 30, as well as a rebroadcast at 6 p.m. Oct. 31. This special broadcast is a collaboration between McNeese and the…

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Postponed: McNeese Preview Day Goes Virtual

October 6, 2020

Due to the impacts of Hurricane Delta, McNeese State’s Preview Day on Saturday, Oct. 17 has been postponed and will be rescheduled by Admissions & Recruiting for a later date. McNeese State University’s Preview Day for prospective students and their families will be held virtually from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17. This event is sponsored…

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McNeese to Host ACT Testing

October 2, 2020

McNeese State University will host multiple administrations of the ACT (American College Test) on Oct. 10, 17, 24 and 25. The last day to register for any of these test dates is Monday, Oct. 5. There are no late fees or late registration options. The ACT is required for TOPS and McNeese admission. High school…

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